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My husband.  My quiet, thoughtful, brilliant husband. We don't often gush over each other publicly or on social media, but exceptional talent and beautiful expression must be shared.  (He is probably cringing at my use of the word 'gush.') Danny wrote this piece following the death of my grandma Virgie and I am grateful (albeit … Continue reading 71

That time I lost my $#!t over 5th grade math homework

We have identified that my eldest daughter has many talents.  Singing, dancing, acting, flipping about and socializing are all areas that she excels in.  We have identified that math....well, math is an area of great and exciting opportunity! She started out the school year pretty strong, but with rehearsals and shows and hobnobbing with famous … Continue reading That time I lost my $#!t over 5th grade math homework

Seven minutes in a car with a toddler

The scene: Driving home from Louisa's dance class.  Louisa is in the third row, Annie is rear-facing in the middle row.  I'm in the driver's seat. Pulling through the drive-thru at Sonic (which was a dumb idea because it's so much slower than if you actually pull into a stall). Annie: Mom, I want dinner. … Continue reading Seven minutes in a car with a toddler

Public service announcement for July 25th, 2019

For immediate release: #1 When rounding in hoop and/or loop earrings, one must exert extreme caution so as not to entangle one's stethoscope in said earrings. The result could involve significant pain and potentially disfigurement. #2 When referring to the palliative care team in a progress note, refrain from using the word "impending." That conjures … Continue reading Public service announcement for July 25th, 2019